Fearing US raid, Taliban ex-diplomat Zaeef takes refuge in UAE
New Delhi: Former Taliban ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Sallam Zaeef has fled Afghanistan and taken refuge in UAE, fearing arrests, say Arab media reports.
According to Al Jazeera, American forces had tried to search his Kabul home twice, but his bodyguards had denied them entry.
Afghan intelligence has confirmed that US forces tried to enter Zaeef's home this month, but were prevented at the entry gate.
Many of the Taliban prisoners freed from Guantanamo had been killed in night raids.